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Adam Petty's Death

Born (Birthday) July 10, 1980

Death Date May 12, 2000

Age of Death 19 years

Cause of Death Racing Accident

Profession Race Car Driver

The race car driver Adam Petty died at the age of 19. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Fourth generation driver who raced in NASCAR, racking up four top-10 Busch series finishes and a single Winston Cup start before his tragic death in a car crash.

His father was former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty.

On 12 May 2000, during a practice lap at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Adam Petty was killed when he crashed into a wall. He died instantly. … He died of massive head trauma.



It’s all about racing on the track.


Winston Cup and the Busch Series are two totally different leagues. You get put in different situations.


I have patterned myself after my father and God.


They can hop on a line and really dice it up out there.